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For elite athletes, a proper speed training program should improve the skills and attributes associated with running—proper mechanics, sprinting technique, top-end speed, acceleration, agility, multidirectional movement and speed endurance—as well as for events such as the 40-Yard Dash. Find the information you need to improve every aspect of your speed, including advice on workouts, exercises and drills from the nation's top coaches and elite athletes.

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4 Keys to Speed Training (Plus a 4-Day Workout Plan)

Speed training is important for athletes of all ages and all sports. Speed is also a major focus on athletic assessment, so it can be used to determine...

By: John Cissik

The Exercise That Helped Allyson Felix Become a High School Track Superstar

Allyson Felix got really fast, really quick. Felix didn't start running track until she was a ninth grader at Los Angeles Baptist High School (Nort...

By: Brandon Hall

Study Discovers the Easiest Way to Increase Sprint Speed and Jumping Height

Want to jump higher and sprint faster? You'd be hard-pressed to find an athlete who would say no to this question. That's why you come to STACK lookin...

By: Andy Haley

How Justin Gatlin Saved His Career By Building The World's Most Efficient Sprinting Form

The year is 2010. Justin Gatlin, six years removed from winning the Olympic gold medal in the 100-meter Dash, is a shell of his former self. He's f...

By: Brandon Hall

Justin Gatlin Reveals the No. 1 Sprinting Mistake Slowing Down Young Athletes

Father Time can't catch Justin Gatlin. The 35-year-old American sprinter may be one of the oldest athletes in his sport, but he's still chasing dow...

By: Brandon Hall

Latest Videos in Get Faster

The Keys to Faster Sprinting From Legendary Speed Coach Loren Seagrave

Learn how to avoid common sprinting mistakes with these tips from Loren Seagrave, who has trained Olympic sprinters and NFL prospects preparing for the 40-Yard Dash.

STACK Sports Health: How Your Foot Should Strike the Ground When Running

Learn why where your foot strikes the ground is more important than how it strikes the ground.

Myles Garrett's Body Control Tennis Ball Drill

Ever wonder how Myles Garrett is able to beat offensive linemen around the corner so swiftly? He builds his elite body control and flexibility with this simple drill.

Band-Resisted Shuffle With Myles Garrett

Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett performs Band-Resisted Shuffles.

Treston Decoud Builds Explosion With Single-Leg Band Jumps

NFL DB Treston Decoud uses this single-leg exercise to develop explosion and speed on the football field.